The ESL One Frankfurt 2016 survival guide

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ESL One Frankfurt 2016 returns to the Commerzbank Arena for the third consecutive year on June 18-19. Eight world-class teams will battle it out for the coveted ESL One trophy and a share of the US$250,000+ prize pool. We’ve gathered everything you need to know about the event in one place.

Key information

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Group A

Group B

Team Liquid





Vega Squadron

Natus Vincere

Broadcast team


All times are in CEST and are estimates, matches will be played one after another. The event schedule will be as follows:

Friday, June 17th

  • 10:30 to 13:45 - Team Liquid vs. Vega and Alliance vs. Fnatic
  • 13:45 to 17:00 - OG vs. Na’Vi and coL vs. LGD
  • 17:00 to 20:15 - Group A winners’ match
  • 20:15 to 23:30 - Group B winners’ match

Saturday, June 18th

  • 10:30 to 13:45 - Group A elimination match
  • 13:45 to 17:00 - Group B elimination match
  • 17:00 to 20:45 - Group A decider match
  • 20:45 to 23:30 - Group B decider match

Sunday, June 19th

  • 10:30 to 13:45 - Semifinal one
  • 13:45 to 17:00 - Semifinal two
  • 17:45 to 23:00 - Grand final

Team previews

Social Media

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See you in Frankfurt!

We’re looking forward to welcoming all of the teams and thousands of passionate fans at the Commerzbank Arena for Europe’s biggest Dota 2 festival. If you’re in need of a last-minute ticket, you can still purchase one here.

For more information about the event, visit the ESL One Frankfurt official website.